Sodium erythorbate

White crystalline powder with antioxidant properties.

Sodium Erythorbate is a white crystalline powder, antioxidant preservative. Sodium Erythorbate is used as an efficient oxygen scavenger in various industrial and water treatment applications. Also commonly used as a food additive, it reduces pigment oxidation, and maintains color and flavor. It is soluble in water. Commonly used in meat, canned fruits/veggies, beverages, and bakery products.

Water Treatment

Sodium Erythorbate, with its potent oxygen scavenging abilities, excels in water treatment, effectively preventing corrosion in pipelines and systems. Its application ensures long-term stability, operational efficiency, and reliability in water infrastructure, making it an essential, highly effective component for maintaining optimal water quality and system integrity in various industrial contexts.

Energy Sector

Sodium erythorbate is a water-soluble antioxidant that can act as a corrosion inhibitor in some applications. As an antioxidant, it can help prevent the oxidation of metal surfaces and thus reduce the rate of corrosion. In the oil and gas industry, sodium erythorbate may be used as a corrosion inhibitor for pipelines, storage tanks, and other metal equipment. It can be added to production fluids, such as crude oil and natural gas, to reduce the corrosion of metal components in the production system.


Sodium erythorbate is primarily used as a food preservative in the food industry to enhance color retention and prevent oxidation of pigments in various food products. It is commonly used in meat processing, canned fruits and vegetables, beverages, and bakery products.

Personal Care and Cosmetics

Sodium erythorbate is used in personal care and cosmetics as an antioxidant to stabilize and preserve products by preventing oxidation and maintaining freshness. It is commonly found in skincare formulations such as creams, lotions, and serums to protect against degradation caused by exposure to air, light, or other environmental factors. Regulatory guidelines and safety assessments must be followed in its use in personal care and cosmetic products.

CAS No.: 6381-77-7


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